From Humboldt to Hulu:
A Talk About Becoming a Tech Leader
6 p.m., Thursday, April 4
Sequoia Conference Center
Please join us to welcome and celebrate Dan Phillips. His life journey has taken him to the top of the high tech world. Dan is the Chief Technology Officer in charge of technology at streaming service Hulu.
Dan will talk about his experiences, including attending Bridgeville School, Fortuna High School, College of the Redwoods, and Humboldt State University. He will also share his ideas about the future of work and some of the big opportunities for today’s young people.
Official Hulu Bio:
Dan Phillips serves as Chief Technology Officer of Hulu where he is responsible for leading Hulu’s technical and product strategy to drive innovation for consumers and partners. In this role, Phillips oversees Hulu’s entire Technology and Product organization, spanning engineering, data center operations, network and broadcast operations, information technology, and program management, as well as product management, user experience and product development.
Prior to joining Hulu, Phillips served as Chief Operating Officer at TiVo, where he oversaw the technology and research organizations during a time of incredible growth and transformation. Phillips played an instrumental role during this transition and built processes and restructured the web development, IT, and research organizations to focus on business objectives and the customer. Prior to his time at TiVo, Phillips held roles at Trados / Uniscape and Crossworlds Software.
Phillips holds a BS in Computer Information Systems and Accounting from Humboldt State University. He has published several papers with NASA and was granted a patent for his work on expanded object models